I. PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION POLICY
In compliance with current legislation, Silicon Valen (hereafter also Website) undertakes to adopt the necessary technical and organizational measures according to the security level appropriate for the risk of the data collected.
- European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals concerning the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (GDPR).
- Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on the Protection of Personal Data and Guarantee of Digital Rights (LOPD-GDD).
- Royal Decree 1720/2007, of 21 December, approving the Regulations for the development of Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on the Protection of Personal Data (RDLOPD).
- Act 34/2002, of 11 July, on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (LSSI-CE).
The identity of the person responsible for the processing of personal data
The person responsible for the processing of personal data collected in Silicon Valen is: SILICON VALEN, S.L., provided with NIF/CIF: B-10636520 and registered in: the Mercantile Register of Valencia, whose representative is: Marcos Lacruz López (hereafter, Data Controller). His contact details are as follows:
Address: CALLE BAILÉN, 4 pta. 6 (46007 VALENCIA)
Contact telephone number: +34 963 32 50 60
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal Data Registration
In compliance with the GDPR and the LOPD-GDD, we inform you that the personal data collected by Silicon Valen through forms on their pages will be incorporated and processed in our database. The purpose is to facilitate, expedite and fulfill the commitments between Silicon Valen and the User. Likewise, for maintaining the relationship established in the forms filled out or to meet a request or query from the same. Under the provisions of the GDPR and the LOPD-GDD, unless the exception provided in Article 30.5 of the GDPR applies, a record of monitoring activities that specify, according to their purposes, the processing activities carried out, and other circumstances established by the GDPR are maintained.
Personal data processing principles
The processing of the User’s data shall be subject to the following principles contained in Article 5 of the GDPR and Article 4 and following of the Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on the Protection of Personal Data and Guarantee of Digital Rights:
- Principle of lawfulness, fairness and transparency: the User’s consent is required always upon prior fully transparent data regarding the purposes for which the personal data are collected.
- Principle of purpose limitation: the personal data collected are for specified, explicit, and legitimate purposes.
- Principle of data minimization: the personal data collected will be only those strictly necessary concerning their processing purposes.
- Accuracy principle: the personal data collected must be accurate and always up to date.
- Principle of limitation of storage time: the personal data will only be stored to allow the identification of the User for the time necessary for the purposes of their processing.
- Principle of integrity and confidentiality: the personal data shall be processed to ensure its security and confidentiality
- Principle of proactive accountability: the Controller shall be responsible for ensuring that the above principles are met.
Personal data categories
The data categories processed by Silicon Valen are solely identification information. Under no circumstances are special categories of personal data processed as defined in Article 9 of the GDPR.
Legal basis for the processing of personal data
The legal basis for the processing of personal data is consent. Silicon Valen undertakes to obtain the express and verifiable User’s consent to processing their data for one or more specific purposes.
The User shall have the right to withdraw their consent at any time. It will be as easy to withdraw consent as to give it. As a general rule, the withdrawal of consent shall not condition the use of the Website.
In cases where the User must or may provide their data through forms for inquiries that request data or for reasons related to the content of the Website, they are informed if the completion of any of them is mandatory because they are essential for the proper development of the operation carried out.
Purpose of data processing
Personal data are collected and managed by Silicon Valen to facilitate, expedite and fulfill the commitments established between the Website and the User or maintenance of the relationship set in the forms filled out by the User or respond to a request or inquiry.
The data may also be used for personalization, operational and statistical commercial purposes, and activities related to the corporate object of Silicon Valen, as well as for the collection and storage of data and marketing studies to tailor Content provided to the User, as well as to improve the quality, operation and navigation of the Website.
The User is informed of the specific purpose or purposes of the processing for which the personal data will be used, i.e., the use or uses that will be given to the data collected, at the time the personal data is obtained.
Retention periods of personal data
Personal data will only be retained for the minimum time necessary for their processing and, in any case, only for the following period: until the User desists or until the User requests their deletion.
The User will be informed when the personal data is obtained of the period for which the personal data will be retained or, where this is not possible, the criteria used to determine this period.
Personal data recipients
The personal data of the User are not shared with third parties.
However, when personal data is collected, the User will be informed of the recipients or categories of recipients of the personal data.
Personal data of minors
In compliance with Articles 8 of the GDPR and 7 of the Organic Law 3/2018 of December 5, 2018, on the Protection of Personal Data and guarantee of digital rights, only those over 14 years of age may give their consent to the processing of their personal data in a lawful manner by Silicon Valen. In the case of a minor under 14 years of age, parental or guardian consent is obligatory for the processing. The processing will only be lawful when the parents or guardians have given consent.
Secrecy and security of personal data
Silicon Valen undertakes to adopt the necessary technical and organizational measures, according to the level of security appropriate to the risk of the data collected, so as to ensure the security of personal data and to prevent the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration of personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed, or unauthorized communication or access to such data.
The Website has an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate, which ensures that personal data is transmitted securely and confidentially, as the transmission of data between the server and the User and in the feedback, is fully encoded or encrypted.
However, as Silicon Valen cannot guarantee impregnability of the Internet or the total absence of hackers or others who fraudulently access personal data, the Data Controller undertakes to notify the User without delay when a breach of security of personal data occurs that is likely to involve a high risk to the rights and freedoms of individual persons. Following the provisions of Article 4 of the GDPR, a breach of security of personal data means any breach of security resulting in the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, or alteration of personal data transmitted, stored, or otherwise processed, or unauthorized communication or access to such data.
Personal data will be treated as confidential by the Data Controller, who undertakes to inform and ensure by means of a legal or contractual obligation that such confidentiality is respected by its employees, associates, and any person to whom it makes the data accessible.
Data subject rights
The User has over Silicon Valen and may, therefore, exercise against the Data Controller the following rights recognized in the GDPR and the Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on the Protection of Personal Data and Guarantee of Digital Rights:
- Right of access: this is the User’s right to obtain confirmation of whether or not Silicon Valen is processing their data and, if so, to obtain information about their specific personal data and the processing that Silicon Valen has carried out or is carrying out, as well as, among others, the information available on the origin of such data and the recipients of the communications made or planned of the same.
- Right of rectification: This is the User’s right to have their personal data amended if it proves to be inaccurate or, taking into account the purposes of their processing, incomplete.
Right of suppression (“the right to be forgotten”): This is the User’s right unless otherwise provided for by the legislation in force, to obtain the suppression of their personal data when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or processed; the User has withdrawn their consent to the processing and the processing has no other legal basis; the User objects to the processing and there is no other legitimate reason to continue the processing; the personal data have been processed unlawfully; the personal data must be deleted in compliance with a legal obligation, or the personal data have been obtained as a result of a direct offer of information society services to a minor under 14 years of age. In addition to the deletion of the data, the Controller, taking into account the technology available and the cost of its implementation, must take reasonable steps to inform the controllers who are processing the personal data of the data subject’s request for the suppression of any link to such personal data.
Right to limitation of processing: This is the User’s right to limit the processing of their personal data. The User has the right to obtain the limitation of processing when he/she contests the accuracy of his/her personal data; the processing is unlawful; the Controller no longer needs the personal data, but the User needs it to make claims; and when the User has objected to the processing.
Right to data portability: Where their processing is carried out by automated means, the User shall have the right to receive from the Controller their personal data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, and to transmit it to another controller. Whenever technically feasible, the Controller shall transmit the data directly to such other controller.
Right to object: This is the User’s right not to have their personal data processed or to cease their processing by Silicon Valen.
Right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling: This is the right of the User not to be subject to an individualized decision based solely on automated processing of their personal data, including profiling, existing unless otherwise provided by law.
Thus, the User may exercise their rights by means of written communication addressed to the Data Controller with the reference “RGPD-www.siliconvalen.eu”, specifying:
- Name, surname of the User and copy of ID card. Where representation is admitted, identification by the same means of the person representing the User will also be required, as well as the document proving the representation. The ID photocopy may be replaced by any other means valid in law that proves their identity.
- Request with the specific reasons why the request or data to which access is sought.
- Address for notification purposes.
- Date and signature of the applicant.
- Any document that accredits the request.
This application and any other attached documents may be sent to the following address and/or email address:
Postal address: Plaza del Ayuntamiento, 16-6 de 46002 Valencia
Third-party web page links
The Website may include hyperlinks or links that allow access to third-party web pages other than Silicon Valen, and therefore are not operated by Silicon Valen. The owners of such web pages will have their own data protection policies, and are responsible, in each case, for their own files and privacy practices.
Complaints to the supervisory authority
If the User considers that there is a problem or infringement of the regulations in force in the way in which their personal data is being processed, they will have the right to effective judicial protection and to file a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular, in the State in which they have their habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement. In the case of Spain, the supervisory authority is the Spanish Data Protection Agency (https://www.aepd.es/).